I put it off as long as I could, but with parts falling off mid-ride, it was finally time to replace the fork on my bike.
Without further ado may I introduce, the new guy, Magura Durin R 80...
Here's a close up:
After I'd taken him out for a ride and decided that he was really the one for me, I toned him down a little by removing the stickers:
And here's the whole bike with the new look:
For several years I've been telling myself that my fork was good enough and that I wouldn't even notice the difference if I got a new one. The first part was true, the 12 year old Judy XC was good enough. But it turns out the second part was false, I can tell the difference and Durin R 80 is a dreamy ride.